Jeff Bass, Mark Bass, Dr. Dre, Tommy Coster, Eminem and The 45 King, producers; Rich Behrens, Mike Butler, Chris Conway, Rob Ebeling, Michelle Forbes, Richard Segal Huredia, Steve King, Aaron Lepley, James McCrone, Akane Nakamura and Lance Pierre, engineers/mixers
Steve Berkowitz, Seth Rothstein (producers), Phil Schaap (producer and engineer), Michael Brooks, Seth Foster, Andreas Meyer, Woody Pornpitaksuk, Ken Robertson, Tom Ruff and Mark Wilder (engineers) for Louis Armstrong: The Complete Hot Five and Hot Seven Recordings
The three awards Steely Dan won were their first ever career Grammy Wins.
Eminem's controversial The Marshall Mathers LP which had several nominations including Album of the Year caused outrage. 200 protesters on behalf of GLAAD and other groups gathered outside the Staples Center to protest Eminem's album which they considered homophobic and sexist. He performed his hit single "Stan" as a duet with openly gay musician Elton John at the ceremony in response to these allegations.